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Big Lake Bottom WMA: Wildlife Viewing

Phone: (903) 928-2251
16149 N US HWY 287
Tennessee Colony, TX 75861

Contact: Kyle Hand

Dates Open:

Registration is required.

Big Lake Bottom is being closed today due to flood conditions. We will update the status of the WMA when conditions allow access.

Open year round, except closed for Special Permit Hunts.

Big Lake Bottom WMA will be closed the following dates in late-2016:

Wildlife Viewing

Wildlife Viewing Permitted

Viewing wildlife is an enjoyable activity that is available in many of the Wildlife Management Areas of Texas.

Bird watching is permitted, but access is limited. Contact the WMA manager for more information.